Vote For Aerie's Resort

(Alton, IL – May 15, 2024) Who has the best Aerial Adventure Park in the U.S.? Aerie’s Resort in Grafton is in the running for a Top 10 Spot in the new USA Today Reader’s Choice Awards and the public is invited to vote for their favorite in an online poll that ends on May 27.

Readers can vote daily for their 10 best in a variety of categories which includes Aerial Adventure Parks. USA Today’s travel experts chose the top 20 nominees in each category including food, lodging, destinations, things to do and more. Readers make the final determination of the Top 10. Results will be announced on June 5.

Votes can be cast here:

“This is very exciting for Aerie’s Resort and the entire Great Rivers & Routes region,” said Cory Jobe, President/CEO of the Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau. “We want to encourage everyone to vote in this poll and help Aerie’s Resort make it into the Top 10 nationwide.”

Aerie’s Resort in Grafton features a variety of outdoor recreational activities including Grafton Zipline Adventures, the Grafton SkyTour, Aerie’s Alpine Coaster, the new Aerie’s Adventure Tours and the upcoming Byway Flyway, a dual zipline race course. The resort also features overnight lodging and The Terrace restaurant with views overlooking the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.

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(The Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau is a certified Destination Marketing Organization serving Madison, Jersey, Calhoun, Macoupin, Montgomery and Greene counties and East St. Louis in St. Clair County. The bureau is dedicated to educating visitors about the region by providing information regarding the area’s history, unique landmarks, recreational opportunities, leisure attractions, special events and scenic marvels.)